About your Search

20130101
20130131
Search Results 0 to 28 of about 29 (some duplicates have been removed)
the hoax surrounding notre dame football star manti te'o and new questions over how he didn't know his girlfriend never existed. when will the truth come out? >>> and new term, new do. first lady michelle obama changes up her hairstyle with a bang as the final preparations are being made in washington to host the president's second inaugural "today," friday, january 18th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. this is a confession years in the making. did you watch lance armstrong interview? >> i have to say i did. and even though we all expected, we all thought we knew what we were going to hear, when you heard those blunt answers to direct questions, it was still somewhat starting. >> a lot of people had been waiting to hear what armstrong would say, the disgraced cyclist using everything from human growth hormone to testosterone. maybe not the answer some people wanted
in the state senate. >>> manny -- manti te'o speaking out about a hoax he had a girlfriend in an internet hoax. he said he felt he had to lie about the situation even after he discovered he had been misled. >> you stuck to the script and you knew something was amiss, manti. >> correct. >> why? >> well, anybody put yourself in my situation, katie, put yourself in my situation. my whole world told me she died on september 12th. everybody knew that. this girl, who i committed myself to died on september 12th. now, i get a phone call on december 6th, saying that she's alive, and that i'm going to be put on national tv two days later and they asked me the same question. what would you do? >> te'o's father also appears in the interview to reject allegations that manti was in on the hoax to gain sympathy for personal gain. it is 7:17 right now. back over to matt, savannah and al. i guess we have to take his word for it. >> i'm sure he's hoping that will put an end to all of this. thanks. >> mr. roker back with the local forecast. >> let's see what we've got for you around much of the country, looking
. >> his girlfriend's death and howmo manti te'o dealt with it, but he claims he was the victim of a sick joke. others aren't so sure. we'll talk to the reporter who broke that story. >>> then president obama launching a campaign style push to gain public support for sweeping gun control efforts. the national rifle association is vowing the fight of the century to block that. we'll talk to the nra's president coming up. >>> an inside look at scientology. an exclusive interview with oscar winning director and former scientology member paul hagut says he thinks the religion is a cult. the church dismisses him as the hypocrite of hollywood. we'll speak with him and talk to the author of a new book that explores the link between scientology and hollywood. >>> we want to get to breaking news. nbc's nichelle cokosinkski liven london. >> reporter: this has been changing by the moment. first, the report that a number of hostages has escaped. now that algerians have raided the facility and a number of have been killed, including hostages. 41 people held, among them americans, british, norwegians,
. >>> speaking out, linebacker manti t'eo denies any involvement in the hoax surrounding his make-believe girlfriend as he opens up for the first time since the scandal broke. >>> and a governor upstaged by a little boy who passes out. this morning he's okay and has a funny story to tell. today, saturday, january 18, funny story to tell. today, saturday, january 18, 2013. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. i'll lester holt. >> i'm erica hill. many people watching lance armstrong -- so. talk about the past nights of interviews. thursday when he sat down with oprah winfrey said he didn't seem that remorseful. part two of the interviewer last night, though, for some was a bit of a change. the disgraced cyclist more emotional, tearing up when he talked about confessing to his kids. one thing i think people were waiting to hear about. >> question is, do tears make a difference in how people perceive this. in the end, will it rehabilitate his image? this morning, armstrong's teammates and more on the disgra
notre dame star manti te'o and the missed signs that his girlfriend didn't really john yang has the story from south bend, indiana. good morning to you, john. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. not only are people asking how someone like manti te'o could be in a long-term relationship and never meet the person face to face, some are asking how could the people around him not know his girlfriend never existed? it's another day of silence for manti te'o. now there's renewed scrutiny about what he said in the past about his dead girlfriend, who never existed. according to notre dame officials, te'o told him he first learned of the hoax on december 6th. still, he spoke publicly about her death two days after that on national television at the heisman trophy ceremony. >> i'll never forget the time i found that my girlfriend passed away. >> the sports illustrated cover story on te'o, days after the notre dame star said his girlfriend died of leukemia. >> if he was acting, he should be nominated for every oscar category in the country. >> reporter: in retrospect, the magazine went wi
guthe, natalie morales and al roker. the first on-camera interview with manti te'o. he did it with katie couric yesterday. he admitted that after he learned of the hoax in december, he misled reporters and his parents in thinking he met his girlfriend in person. obviously, that never happened. he said he was embarrassed, quite frankly. he came out and just said i knew t i was humiliated. i had gone so far down this road. >> what would you do in that situation? >> i didn't know how to turn back. also yesterday we got our first sound of the voice of the woman who turns out to be a man. >> maybe. >> who we thought was the girlfriend lennay kekua. >> i'll be okay tonight. i love you so much, hon. sweet dreams. >> sounds like a girl. >> it sounds like a girl. >> and then he came out of that sound bite and asked katie, does that sound like a girl to you? she agreed it did sound like a girl. the lawyer representing this guy, ronaiah tuiasosopo admits that he imperson ated the voice of lennay. >> there's some controversy over that as well. the post is reporting that it was, in fact, ronaiah tuia
. good morning, everyone. notre dame star linebacker manti t'eo has finally answered questions about his fake online romance. te'o said he did not make up the story about his girlfriend and that the alleged mastermind of the hoax has apologized to him. te'o sat down friday for an exclusive interviewer with espn. te'o also denied using a scheme to improve his chances as a candidate for the heisman trophy last month. he said the hoax actually affected his play in the bcs game which the irish embarrassingly lost to alabama 42-14. we'll have much more on this puzzling story coming up in our 8:30 half-hour. >>> former new orleans mayor ray nagin has been indicted by a federal injection. the indictment accuses nagin of accepting more than $160,000 in bribes from contractors after hurricane katrina. >>> an already bad flu season still bad. causing more misery across the united states. 48 states now report widespread flu activity, 29 children have been killed, nine more than last week. and we are only halfway through the flu season. >>> hey, you no longer have to worry about what undergarments y
college football players in the country, manti te'o. he was the runner up for the heisman trophy. >> we talked about what happened here. he had been using his girlfriend's death as inspiration throughout the season, he said. but now, after she was exposed as a fictional person in an online article, te'o claims he was the victim of somebody's sick joke. others aren't so sure. just ahead, we are going to talk to the reporter who broke this story coming up. >>> then president obama set to launch a campaign-style push to gain public support for his sweeping new gun control efforts. the national rifle association is vowing the fight of the censure troy block them. we are going to talk to the nra's president. >>> and an inside look at scientology. in an exclusive interview, oscar-winning director and former scientology member, paul haggis, says he thinks the religion is a cult. the church says haggis has not been an active member in years and dismisses him as "the hypocrite of hollywood." we will hear from paul haggis and talk to the author of a new book that explores the ties between sciento
, was the mastermind of the manti te'o hoax the only one who pretended to be kekua. >> more after your local news. ( ♪ ) for those nights when it's more than a bad dream, be ready. for the days when you get a sudden call from the school, be ready. for the times you need to double-check the temperature on the thermometer, be ready. when you have children's motrin on hand, you're ready. for high fever, nothing works faster or lasts longer than children's motrin. be ready with children's motrin. you know that, right? uh-huh. i know this hasn't always been easy for you. and i'm really happy that you're in my life, too. ♪ it's just like yours, mom! [ jane ] behind every open heart is a story. tell yours with my open hearts collection at kay jewelers, the number one jewelry store in america. there are millions of reasons to give one, but the message is always the same. keep your heart open... and love will always find its way in. thank you. thank you. ♪ every kiss begins with kay i've got to get breakfast ready for my two leading ladies. while managing their schedule with my producing partner. i
happened. >>> for the very first time we're hearing voice mails from the person who pretended to be manti te'o's girlfriend. >> i just wanted to say i love you and good night and i'll be okay tonight. love you so much. >> the next question is, who does that voice belong to? the young man accused of being behind this hoax or someone else entirely? >> a lot of people wondering about that. >>> do you wish you had techniques that could make the morning go faster, like shaving the night before? >> i do shave the night before. >> something i learned about willie. we have interesting strategies for making the morning more efficient. >> do you have any strategies? >> i have a couple. >> do you lay out the clothe the night before? >> of course not. that would require organization and forethought, which i do not have. >>> brutal cold being felt by millions of you this morning. al roker is outside for us with details. good morning. >> that's right. bad news, guys, is that we're not going to see an end to these brutally cold temperatures in the northeast and the appalachians and tennessee river valle
out about the manti te'o fake girlfriend scandal. what the school know, when it -- school knew, where it knew, and why the school didn't go public when it first learn good the deception. even that's confusing. >> nothing makes sense in that story. >>> we'll take you on the hunt for a man-eating nile crocodile. you guessed it, in florida. we do want to begin this morning with the icy weather blanketing a big section of the country. the weather channel's mike seidel is in knoxville, tennessee, where they're cleaning up today now that the worst appears to be over. mike, good morning. >> reporter: and good morning, lester. here in knoxville, temperatures stayed above freezing all night. so the ice from yesterday has melted. take a look at the streets yesterday. we had freezing rain for nine hours. about .4 inch of ice. this shut down a lot of roadways, hundred of accidents here up through kentucky, the carolinas. one fatality in the upstate of south carolina due to icy roads. power was not a big issue. only 4,000 customers, about 2% of the power base lost power here in knoxville. to the n
interview of the woman whose pictures were used of the girlfriend manti te'o never had. >>> and if you call in sick from home. "today" from >>> coming up, the man who >>> coming up, the man who made michelle obama stunning, inaugural gown, jason wu. >> and the man lucky to be alive after a light fell on him during a match on your local news. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] take the special k challenge. lose up to six pounds in two weeks. with the cereal you love... and so much more. what will you gain when you lose? and so much more. minute maid pure squeezed. it tastes just like a fresh, ripe orange, and oranges are really mad. i'm ty burell and i'm an idiot... who changed the cue cards? well played, orange. minute maid pure squeezed. never from concentrate. pleeeeeeeease... [ female announcer ] betty crocker fruit flavored snacks. pleeeeeeeease... less than 100 calories and made with real fruit pleeeeeeeease... thanks mom! [ female announcer ] betty crocker fruit flavored snacks. >>> it is 7:26. good morning, everybody. i'm jon kelly. a normally quiet san jose neighborhood is on edge as
whose pictures were used to be the girlfriend that manti te'o actually never had. she's with us live for an exclusive interview and she will explain why she knows exactly who is behind this hoax. >>> the big after party at the white house after the inauguration. of course, we weren't invited. a lot of big celebrities were. they're all tweeting about it. what they're all saying about the very late, late night into the early morning hours. >> 3:00 am. >> that's right. >>> a lot to get to. right now let's get out to chicago. nbc's kevin tibbles is all bundled up in the windy city. how bad is it out there? >> hey, guys, nice to see you guys sharing the pain this morning. a full two-thirds of this nation is under the grips of this blast of cold as temperatures fall and windchills plummet. call it the siberian express or just plain brr. there are parts of the country that haven't seen temperature this is low in more than two years. in erie, pennsylvania, two windy to even clear the snow. >> it's absolutely freezing. >> reporter: and the treacherous cold sideways blowing snow and ensuing wh
voicemails from a person who pretended to be manti te'o's girlfriend. >> i just wanted to say i love you and good night and i'll be okay tonight. i love you so much. >>> so now the question is who does that voice belong to. was it the young man accused of being behind the hoax or somebody else entirely. we'll look into that. >> a lot of people wondering that. >>> do you wish you had more time in the morning. do you wish you had techniques to make the morning go faster, like shaving the night before. >> i do shave the night before. >> something i learned about willie. we have interesting strategies. >> do you lay out the clothes a night before? >> no, of course not. that would require organization and forethought which i do not have. >>> we'll get to that. let's begin with the new winter storm to go with the brutal cold being felt by millions of you this morning. al roker is outside this morning with details. al, good morning. >> that's right. the bad news, guys, we're not going to see an end to the brutally cold temperatures in the northeast and appalachians and tennessee river valley un
that children of lawmakers are off limits in particulars. >>> manti te'o was arguably the most marketable player but now a hoax revealed an online romance with a woman who never existed. questions remain about whether te'o was involved in the hoax or just a victim. the uncertainty could affect the team's willingness to draft te'o come april. he has been projected as a top ten pick. >>> toyota has settled the first in a xwroop of hundrgroove of h pending wrongful deaths by unintended acceleration of toyota vehicles. they reached an agreement with the toyota of a utah man and woman who were killed when their camry careened into a wall. >>> today readers are remembering pauline phillips, who died thursday. along with her twin sister, ann larnds, she now created the column, always writing with a dash of wit and wisdom. phillips was 94 years old. >>> are you in the market for a house, looking for something late 18th century right in the heart of our nation's capital? too bad, the white house not for sale, but having fun, calculating what that building would go for using an algorithm. what's it worth?
at the scene. >>> and the motive. the man behind the manti te'o hoax breaks his silence. >> i wanted to end it because after everything i have gone through i realized i just have to move on with my life. >> so why did he do it? his answer, "today," january 30th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. weather is the story again this morning. severe storms moving east, packing heavy rain, high winds. al is tracking this for us. we'll get to him in just a moment from now. >>> also ahead, bill gates is considered one of the great visionaries of our time. for example, take a look at what he said to tom brokaw in 1992. >> one of the big things over the next couple of years will be getting the computer on enough desktops that we'll actually communicate through what's called electronic mail and it's surprising to me it's not happening a little faster. >> ooh, electronic mail. i th
is right here. >> all right. good morning once again, everyone. notre dame's star linebacker, manti te'o, has spoken out for the first time since the fake girlfriend hoek was exposed last week. mike taibbi has the story. >> good morning, natalie. the principles in this story are staying as far from the media as possible. te'o saying late friday had nothing to do with the hoax also concedes that his own words and actions didn't help his cause. heisman trophy runner-up remains in florida, preparing for the nfl draft. but manti te'o told espn he was never, ever part of the fake girlfriend hoax. the person te'o said admitted to him this week it was his doing was ronaiah tuiasosopo. t tayo told espn, he now knows that there was no girlfriend that died tragically, lennay kekua. days after he suspected he had been victimized by a prank still talked about his dead girlfriend at the heisman ceremony in new york. >> i'll never forget the time when i found out that my girlfriend passed away. >> in what he called his biggest regret, te'o told his father and several interviewers he had, in fact, me
to masterminding that girlfriend hoax with manti te'o is speaking out for the first time, and we'll talk about that. but right now, this is "today" >> announcer: "today in the bay" weather is sponsored by bank of the west. >>> still ahead, an iraq war veteran lost all four limbs, proudly shows off his new arms. we'll talk to the doctors who performed the rare double transpla transplant. >> after your local news. for minor digestive issues. exactly, it's also important for my overall well being because it helps regulate my digestive system. and when you feel good on the inside, it shows on the outside! whether at work, with friends, on a special night, or just enjoying an activia. shine from the inside out with activia. ♪ dannon >> announcer: you're watching "today in the bay." >> good morning, everybody. i'm john kelly. we have a deadly crash in livermore. mike has the details. >> folks, we have the chopper over the scene here. you can see what remains of this car after the car had the initial crash. then a car fire. eastbound 580 right around the greenville road exit. you see traffic is starting
Search Results 0 to 28 of about 29 (some duplicates have been removed)